Pryor Cashman is pleased to announce that entertainment industry veteran Ralph De Palma III has returned to the firm as Counsel in the Media & Entertainment Group. Based in New York, De Palma joins Pryor Cashman from Rayner Rowe LLP. Before entering private practice, he began his legal career in the Business Affairs Department of Sony Music, eventually becoming director of the group. (more…)
Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added Bill Gausewitz as a shareholder to its Government Law & Policy and Insurance Regulatory & Transactions practices in the firm’s Sacramento office. He focuses his practice on administrative law, insurance regulation, title insurance, and appellate law. Gausewitz joined the firm in November from Michelman and Robinson. (more…)
Dentons, the global law firm, today announced the opening of an office in Sacramento, California, located at 1415 L Street. Dentons’ Sacramento office, its 22nd in the United States, further extends the Firm’s reach in California, which also includes offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco/Oakland, San Diego and Silicon Valley. With a location in the heart of the state capital of California, the world’s sixth largest economy, the office will focus on supporting the regulatory and public policy representational needs of clients, as well as serve client requirements when meeting with governmental officials in Sacramento. (more…)
John A. McKinsey, formerly of Locke Lord LLP, has joined LeClairRyan as a partner on the firm’s Energy and Governance teams. He will be resident in the national law firm’s Sacramento office.
Fisher & Phillips LLP, a labor and employment law firm representing employers, announces the opening of a new office in Sacramento, helmed by Alden Parker, who joins as the regional managing partner. He is joined by Katherine Sandberg, an associate. Both attorneys were with the firm Weintraub Tobin. (more…)
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is pleased to announce that former California State Assemblymember Roger Dickinson has joined the firm as a shareholder in its Government Law & Policy Practice. Dickinson will be located in the Sacramento office, where he served as a member of the state Legislature and Sacramento County Board of Supervisors for more than 20 years combined.
“Roger’s hire continues the strategic expansion of Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice,” said Chuck Birenbaum, Greenberg Traurig’s chair of Northern California. “The Government Law & Policy Practice has long been a core Greenberg Traurig practice at the federal, state, and local levels. As the California economy grows stronger, Roger’s experience with planning, permitting and financing public and public-private partnership transportation, health and other economic development projects will be invaluable to our clients. In Sacramento, Roger joins a seasoned and effective group geared to solving client issues throughout California. We are proud to welcome the Assemblyman as the newest member of our team.” (more…)
To further support its client-driven business strategy, the law firm of LeClairRyan has announced its expansion into Sacramento on January 1, 2015, under the leadership of former Nossaman partners Robert S. McWhorter and Kevin T. Collins. McWhorter will oversee the ongoing operations of the firm’s Sacramento office. (more…)
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced today that Steve Coony is joining the firm’s Government and Regulatory practice as a managing director in the Sacramento office.
Coony currently serves as chief deputy treasurer for the State of California and will move to Manatt on Jan. 1, 2015. (more…)
Hanson Bridgett LLP announces that Kathryn E. Doi has joined the firm as partner. She will work in the firm’s Sacramento office.
Kathryn represents healthcare providers, primarily in disputes with the California Department of Health Care Services or private commercial payors relating to reimbursement for healthcare services. Her approach emphasizes identifying client objectives and implementing the most cost-effective strategy to best achieve those goals. (more…)